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. >> and the other thing you brought up, i read it in your report, do you think that the government should subsidize, how big a difference do you think it would make in terms of what people pay? that is the question they have. >> right, it would definitely drive the prices down. if you want to feed your family organic, it is very expensive. definitely out of the reach of low income people. but yet, a lot of us feel that nutritional foods should be easy and affordable to obtain. so if you're taking 20 billion a year and using it to subsidize corn, wheat and soy, that could cheap those things feet. if you take the subsidize, and more people could afford them. it just makes good food policy, i don't think people connect what they're eating, prices at the supermarket or at a farmer's market, the decisions that politicians are making. >> you said at the beginning, food is not a partisan issue. i agree with it, but looking at the rankings, they do seem to favor democrats just looking at them. why do you think that is? >> i don't know, that is not for me to figure out. but i think that you know, possibly,
the report, you think the government should subsidize or more subsidize growers of fruits and vegetables. there's not more subsidy, people don't realize that. how big a difference do you think that would make in terms of what people pay? i think that's the question they have. >> right. it would drive prices down. for instance, you know, if you want to feed your family organics, it's very expensive. it's definitely out of the reach of low-income people. but yet, you know, a lot of us feel that nutritious foods should be affordable and easy to obtain. and so if you're taking $20 billion a year and you're using that to subsidize corn, wheat, and soy, most things that go into highly processed foods and artificially keeps things cheap. now, if you take some of those subsidies and move them over to small local farmers that are growing organically, hopefully it will drive prices down and more people could afford them. so again, that just makes good food policy. i don't think most people connect what that eating, prices, you know, at your supermarket or in a farmers market, to decisions that pol
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